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performance issues with virtual Win 7 box running unattended WCF/MQ application

We have a virtual Windows 7 box running an (unattended) app (written in c#, using WCF 2) that connects to the iSeries Websphere MQ, retrieves messages then sends them to an external service provider ...
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Can't install SQL server 2008 or SQL Server 2014

When I try to run the SQL SERVER 2008 setup, it shows the following error and exits: SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: Unable to cast object of type ...
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SQL — how many queries is too many? [closed]

I have access to an SQL server to help me complete a project. I am running a loop, looking an element up in the database each iteration. This seems to work just fine and without any slowdown, but I am ...
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Query from SQL not outputting to Excel spreasheet [on hold]

So I'm trying to make a parameterized SQL query within Excel by following this tutorial, http://snippetsandhelp.blogspot.com/2013/05/excel-2013-getting-data-from.html and everything works fine with ...
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Connecting to SQL Server on AWS RDS

I have an SQL Server running on an AWS RDS Instance. I can connect fine using SQL SMgr on my local machine but I get an error message from an application I run on my local machine which needs to ...
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How to put Windows Server into something like “Standby mode” so I can safely pull the plug off of it?

I have an interesting problem - we are going to test our UPS backup system by pulling the plug in our server room for a short time. Ideally the UPS will kick in and nothing interesting will happen, ...
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Why is sql server native client version “not marked” in odbc data source administrator?

Normally there's a version number in there:
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Search views in multiple MS SQL databases for use of Order BY and record which view uses it

In the process of migrating over some old databases to new servers, we know that some views in some databases might be using an ORDER BY, but we're unsure which / where. We'd like to record which ...
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SQL Server Management Studio 2014 x64

we using Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I am trying to install SQL Server Management Studio 2014 x64 and its either it fails or says boots-trapper how can I fix it?
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Why can't I connect to my local SQL Server Express (2014)?

After I installed Microsoft SQL Server Express (2014) on my local computer (for testing while building a web interface which uses databases), I could connect just fine, but for some random reason, now ...
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Installation error while Installing SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition

I have tried to install Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard Edition and it is giving the error: TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: ...
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Getting error (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80029C4A (TYPE_E_CANTLOADLIBRARY) when migrating from MS Access 2013 to SQL Server 2014

OK.... I've checked and rechecked Google, StackFault, Experts-Exchange, etc... for a resolution on this error and they all say to register the DAO360.DLL and add its path to the environment settings. ...
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Is SQL Express pre-installed in Windows?

In Windows 7, 8 and 10, is there any SQL Server Express Engine included already in the freshly installed OS? If yes, which version of SQL Express comes with each OS ? I'd like to create and ...
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Error installing SQL Server

Yesterday I installed SQL Server 2014 onto a Win2012 server that has already SQL Express 2014 installed. I uninstalled/reinstalled it three times, but to no avail: The server wouldn't start after ...
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localdb gives random pipe connection string everytime starts up

I am using Entity Framework 6.1 and Visual Studio 2013. By default, EF produces "MSSqlLocaldb" as data source in app.config. In development, from time to time I have to run SQL query on the entity ...
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Accessing a local SQL server 2014 from within a VM running vista using VS2005 fails

My laptop is running Win 7 (x64) and is part of a domain. I've installed SQL Server 2014 Dev and VS2012 on it as I want to use the laptop for development. Since some of my development has to be done ...
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Dynamic field names in Excel queries

As explained here, Excel queries accept dynamic values (e.g. "where name = ?" and "?" can be linked to a cell of your choice). Alas, Excel queries don't seem to accept dynamic field names (e.g. the ...
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How do I force an application to recognise two names for a disk drive?

I have an extensive image database (3.25GB metadata, 90K images) held in a legacy product (idImager V5). This in turn utilises SQL Server 2005 as the underlying DBMS. Over time, I have been adding ...
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Do I need SQL Server paths in my PATH environment variable for it to work?

SQL Server adds things to my PATH environment variable, and over time that bloat makes me hit the 2048-char limit in Windows 7. Do I really need them there for SQL Server to run? This is on a ...
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Windows 8.1 VPN connection to customer's network blocks access to local domain's shares, SQL Server [duplicate]

With Windows 7, I could access my company's Windows Server file shares and SQL Servers (with Windows authentication) from that same LAN while connected to my customer's VPN. With Windows 8.1, I lose ...
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How can I catch in logs SQL server failover switched to other node

Hi I want to be notified if SQL Server makes a failover and switches active nodes either if someone switched it or there is a real problem. Our monitoring tool can read windows event logs but I don't ...
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Unable to connect SQL Server 2014 (time out)

I have followed this method (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOUDdUJ5BLY) to set up my SQL Server on my computer A. My Computer B is able to connect to the SQL Server with my public IP within the same ...
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How do I host the PostgreSQL server locally? It won't let me run as SuperUser, and it won't let me log out of SuperUser

I've spent all day working on a Database project to try and teach myself how to use SQL and PHP. When I finally went to go and try to host it, the command prompt kept closing really quickly. I took a ...
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SSMS file tree does not match file tree on drive

I'm trying to add a database to my SQL server using a .mdf file, but the filetree displayed by SSMS does not reflect the filetree on my C drive, so I cannot locate my .mdf file when I try to add the ...
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Password issue for Access db in SAP BI

It is little bit complicated system so let me do it in points: We have SQL server 2005 database that is accessed by multiple programs. We have Access 2013 database that works as front end for ...
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Import image from MS SQL Database into Excel

I have a MS SQL Database where images are stored as byte[]. Is it possible to import these byte[] into Excel and convert them back into images? I already have a connection to the database in my Excel ...
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Excel: How to connect to a sqlserver localDB

I have created a LocalDB that I can work with in MS sqlserver management studio 2014, linqpad, and visual studio 2013. Here is the part of the "connection property" dialog in SSMS which shows the ...
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Why I can't see the users that I have created

I have created 4 users on Active Directory Users and Computer: But I can't see the users on my computer management under "local users and groups" nor on my sql server! So, why I does not have "local ...
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Cannot connect to sql server express over host-only virtualbox interface

I have set up sql server express 2014 in a Windows 7 virtualbox guest, but I cannot connect to it using the jTDS JDBC driver from my Ubuntu host. I get a Could not retrieve database information error. ...
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SQL Server 2012 change query result position [duplicate]

Traditionally in SQL Server while executing a query the result is displayed below the query dividing the screen horizontally. Is there any settings that can be done to displays the result to the side ...
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Unable to install SQL 2014

When I'm trying to install SQLEXPRADV_x64_ENU i got following error. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: There was an error generating the XML document. Error code ...
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What ports do I need to open for offshore to access our SQL Server db?

When using SSMS, for example, for connect to a SQL Server, I would specify the server name to which a wanted to connect as well as the Authentication method, in this case, Windows Authentication. If ...
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Windows Integrated on IIS with SQL server on different computer

I need to deploy an intranet application on IIS 7.5 that can connect to a SQL server on a different computer with the user identity. The user must use its Identity to connect to SQL Server. I ...
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What is “NT AUTHORITY” and “NT SERVICE”

I can find many info on what is "NT AUTHORITY" slash "something". Same for "NT SERVICE". But not for the part before the slash. I run into them from time to time in my work. I might receive ...
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SSMSE version is suitable for MS SQL Server 2008 SP4 in Win 8

Can anybody know and provide the suitable version & download link of MS Management Studio for MS SQL Server 2008 SP 4 in win 8? Am downloaded the SQLManagementStudio_x64_ENU and when install it ...
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Connect to SQL Server. Error 26 : the type initializer threw an exception: error locating server instance specified

I have a SQL Server 2014 Express installation. It is configured for Remote connections TCP is activated mixed mode Authentications are allowed and the server firewall is deactivated My program ...
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Can I install SQL Server 2012 Evaluation where SQL Server Express is currently installed?

I'm currently using SQL Server Express on my local machine, but I need to install SQL Server 2012 to be able to use the SQL Server Agent. Will this create a conflict on my machine or I can safely do ...
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sql database errors 823. Can someone help me? [closed]

I have a question….How to fix sql database when generating an errors 823? Please help me to out this! Thanks
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Installing Cortana on a windows server

Is it possible to install Cortana on Windows server? The concept is this: Installing cortana on windows server Send commands from raspberry pi to cortana server to be analyzed Sending the data back ...
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Connecting to host OS database from guest OS VirtualBox virtual machine

I’m using Pentaho BI server in a CentOS VirtualBox machine, and now I want to connect it to an SQL Server database that I am running in my Windows host OS (localhost). Is there a simple way to do ...
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Is it safe to uninstall MS SQL server from my PC?

My OS is Windows 7. When cleaning unnecessary sofrware from my computer I noticed that I have lots of SQL related programs installed. I don't know with what program thet came, I don't do anything SQL ...
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Cannot install SQL Server 2012

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 and got this message: SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: The resource 'Microsoft.SQL.Chainer.PackageData.Package.xml' failed to load from ...
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ETL Processing in azure

Reading the azure documentation, an Azure VM could reboot once every 3 months to install updates. If I was executing an SSIS ETL job at the time, I presume this would cause the job to fail and require ...
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Copy SQL Server database with full transaction log

I have full SQL server transaction log on one server and one database (full recovery model) that I unfortunately don't have direct access to the database. Something in the software is filling up the ...
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Unable to Install VS 2013 Integration Services Project from SQL Server Data Tools

I am walking through the SSIS Tutorial and have installed the SQL Server Data Tools for Visual Studio 2013, however the only SQL Server project template that gets added is SQL Server Database Project. ...
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SQL Server 2008 Backup to networked drive

When I go to backup a SQL database - I only see options to do the backup on a local disk. Is it possible to backup to a network drive directly?
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Windows 10 .NET 3.5 installation

I'm on build 9841 of Windows 10. I downloaded .NET 3.5 SP 1 full. I double click the installer but nothing happens. Is that .NET version not compatible with Windows 10? I need it to install SQL Server ...
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AdventureWorks 2014

I'm trying to restore the AdventureWorks2014.bak file. SQL Server is installed locally and the .bak is saved locally. I am using the instructions from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhuDtvbpses. ...
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Accessing locally stored external data

I have an excel file that has an external connection in it to a SQL server DB. The external data from the last refresh is stored in Excel somewhere as i can create new pivot tables from that data set ...
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Collation error when creating collection in Visual Studio Team Foundation server

I installed Visual Studio Team Foundation server v2010. I configured using the TFS Basic configuration wizard. It was successful. I tried to create the first collection , but there was a error ...... ...